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Juts got the watch, wound it, worked then stoped, wound dead

I just got the watch as a present wound it, works ok but kept stopping after a few hours, now it wont work at all... wound it about 60 turns and wont start back up. Any ideas? There is no battery? The watch has been sitting in jewlery box for a few years.

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These watches are self winding (mechanical spring), so need to be worn (or gently oscillated) to wind them up.

The catalogue for this watch says it should run for 72 hours when fully wound.

Depending on when the watch was made, it could be that it needs a clean.

Try wearing it for a few days to see if it keeps going.

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